"Now, Turn the Page" – Book of the Week

Quick post tonight. I don’t really like to reveal my sources of information, but I’ll make an exception. I’ve purchased “The Rock Musician: 15 Years of the interviews – The best of Musician Magazine,” by Tony Scherman. There is a long, informative interview with Prince from the early ‘80s in there. As most fans know, Prince rarely gives that type of interview, so it’s a good find.

 
Amazon.com
 
 
The “book of the week” should have been “Mama Never Taught Me How to Sing,” by Tyka NelsonLast week, I just knew I was going to have that book in my possession, but I was outbid on eBay. I was not willing to pay $100, which I predicted to be the other bidder’s “ceiling,” because the information in the book, while interesting, is not crucial to my book. Maybe I’ll get it another way in the future…
 

 

 
What is your favorite Prince interview? 
 

All blog entries are reposted from my original blog site at http://www.apurpledayindecember.com

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “"Now, Turn the Page" – Book of the Week

  1. My favorite interview from Prince is the July 2004 edition of Guitar Player magazine. He spoke about his guitar playing, ideas that guitarists can use to spice up their music. For example, as a bassist, he said that in order to effectively solo you gotta have rhythm, pitch and timing. He talked about music education for young people and gave props to Brian May, Joni Mitchell and the Funk Brothers. His most musical interview ever.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s